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Death in Transition: The rise in the death rate in Russia since 1992

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  • Kitty Stewart
  • Jacob Nell
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    From January 1992 to the first half of 1994 the death rate in Russia rose by over 30 per cent, a rise of a magnitude never before seen in an industrialized country without a war or famine. In 1993 alone the life expectancy of a Russian man fell from 62 to 59. This paper examines the nature and causes of this unprecedented and disastrous increase.

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    Paper provided by Innocenti Occasional Papers, Economic Policy Series in its series Papers with number iopeps94/20.

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    Length: 72
    Date of creation: 1994
    Handle: RePEc:ucf:iopeps:iopeps94/20
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